Anne Truitt: Works from the Estate, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

anne truitt - stephen friedman

Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to present Anne Truitt: Works from the Estate, an exhibition conceived in collaboration with The Estate of Anne Truitt and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. This is the first solo presentation of Anne Truitt's work to be held in Europe and brings together a rare selection of sculptures and paintings by this important, mid-twentieth century, American artist.

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Fluid: Lynne Harlow, Marthe Keller & Rossana Martinez, Towson University, Towson, MD


Rossana Martinez, All I Need is You, 2008 Installation view, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX February 11 – April 9, 2011 The 75th anniversary of the American Abstract Artists is in 2011, a democratic artist-run organization founded in 1936 to expand ideas and promote the exposure and understanding of abstract and non-objective art. To celebrate the anniversary of this historic organization, three artists members, Lynne Harlow, Marthe Keller, and Rossana Martinez will each create installations […]

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Object and Fields: Paintings by Michael Stack & Carrie Patterson, AxD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


Carrie Patterson, One Placement Out of Five Hundred, 2010 Oil and acrylic on canvas and wood 38 x 28 x 3 inches November 12 – December 4, 2010 Carrie Patterson creates her paintings based on landscapes seen through windows of Maryland chapels. They emerge as collages of painted objects — painterly yet assembled. In contrast, Mike Stack’s work assumes the sculptural presence of objects in a landscape. Their force lies in the balance of strong […]

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Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC


Anne Truitt in her Twining Court studio, Washington, DC, 1962 Photo by John Gossage October 8, 2009 – January 3, 2010 The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden presents the first retrospective of the work of Anne Truitt (1921–2004), a pioneering figure in the development of American abstract art. “Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection,” on view Oct. 8–Jan. 3, 2010, is organized by Hirshhorn associate curator Kristen Hileman. The exhibition features more than 35 two-dimensional […]

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Marietta Hoferer: Off the Grid, Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland

  August 1-30, 2008 Hoferer creates dazzling hybrid forms that are rooted in elements of drawing, collage, craft and the all-encompassing mixed-media. The resulting, unframed works present rich layers of pattern and light that inspire through their craftsmanship and subtle beauty. One reviewer from the Boston Globe offered his observation of Hoferer’s work stating, “(They) could be lace doilies, or enlarged snowflakes — no one like another. . . Sometimes it splatters over a design, […]

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Jean Shin: Dress Code, Fallon Federal Building, Baltimore, MD

  Jean Shin, Dress Code, 2008 Cut fabric (military uniforms and naturalized citizen’s clothes), beva adhesive on eighteen painted aluminum composite panels, overall: 14.25 x 58.5 feet Commissioned by General Services Administration, Art in Architecture Permanent Installation at the Fallon Federal Building 31 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, MD

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Machine Learning Prequel, Curated by Matthew Deleget, Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD

Ben Franklyn Johnson

September 2007 - January 2010 [on long term view]

St. Mary’s College of Maryland has a remarkable art collection. I first learned this when I visited the college last spring to finalize details for Machine Learning, an exhibition I planned to curate at Boyden Gallery in the fall. The college’s collection was built in a unique way with a kind of do-it-yourself spirit. The collection was mainly formed through the maverick efforts of its faculty, who quite literally drove a truck up to places like to New York City, loaded it up with art purchased from artists’ studios and sympathetic galleries, and brought it back to the college. The faculty’s aspiration in all of this was to create a teaching collection.

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